Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
248 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY WITH RIVER...STREAM AND
URBAN FLOODING POSSIBLE...

.A LARGE PLUME OF DEEP MOISTURE FROM A WET PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM
WILL BRING HEAVY RAINFALL TO THE COAST...COAST RANGE...CASCADE
FOOTHILLS AND CASCADES TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY. HEAVY RAINFALL MAY
CAUSE FLOODING OF RIVERS...STREAMS...CREEKS AND URBAN AREAS.

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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOS BAY...NORTH BEND...REEDSPORT...
BANDON...PORT ORFORD...COQUILLE...BROOKINGS...HARBOR...GOLD BEACH
248 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST OREGON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...CURRY COUNTY COAST AND SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE RAPID RISES ON AREA STREAMS...CREEKS
  AND RIVERS. THERE IS ALSO THE POTENTIAL FOR URBAN FLOODING IN
  AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE AND DUE TO PONDING OF WATER ON
  ROADWAYS.

* HEAVY RAINFALL MAY ALSO CAUSE MUDSLIDES...ROCKSLIDES AND
  DEBRIS FLOWS ON AREA ROADWAYS...INCLUDING US 101...HIGHWAY
  42...AND HIGHWAY 38.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LANDSLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS ARE POSSIBLE DURING THIS FLOOD EVENT.
PEOPLE...STRUCTURES AND ROADS LOCATED BELOW STEEP SLOPES...IN
CANYONS AND NEAR THE MOUTHS OF CANYONS MAY BE A SERIOUS RISK FROM
RAPIDLY MOVING LANDSLIDES. A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A
POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DRAIN...ELKTON...ROSEBURG...SUTHERLIN...
GREEN...MYRTLE CREEK...CANYONVILLE...GLENDALE
248 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST OREGON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREA...
   CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE RAPID RISES ON AREA STREAMS...CREEKS
  AND RIVERS. THERE IS ALSO THE POTENTIAL FOR URBAN FLOODING IN
  AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE AND DUE TO PONDING OF WATER ON
  ROADWAYS.

* HEAVY RAINFALL MAY ALSO CAUSE MUDSLIDES...ROCKSLIDES AND
  DEBRIS FLOWS ON AREA ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE COASTAL
  MOUNTAINS AND INTO THE CASCADE FOOTHILLS...INCLUDING HIGHWAY
  38...HIGHWAY 138 AND HIGHWAY 42.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LANDSLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS ARE POSSIBLE DURING THIS FLOOD EVENT.
PEOPLE...STRUCTURES AND ROADS LOCATED BELOW STEEP SLOPES...IN
CANYONS AND NEAR THE MOUTHS OF CANYONS MAY BE A SERIOUS RISK FROM
RAPIDLY MOVING LANDSLIDES. A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A
POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

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EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY FOOTHILLS-SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STEAMBOAT...TOKETEE FALLS...
CRATER LAKE...CRESCENT LAKE...DIAMOND LAKE...UNION CREEK
248 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON AND SOUTHWEST OREGON...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON...
  SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES. IN SOUTHWEST OREGON...EASTERN
  DOUGLAS COUNTY FOOTHILLS.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* RISING SNOW LEVELS WITH HEAVY RAIN AND HIGH ELEVATION SNOW MELT
  WILL CAUSE RAPID RISES ON AREA STREAMS...CREEKS AND RIVERS.
  THERE IS ALSO THE POTENTIAL FOR URBAN FLOODING IN AREAS OF POOR
  DRAINAGE AND DUE TO PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.

* HEAVY RAINFALL MAY ALSO CAUSE MUDSLIDES...ROCKSLIDES AND
  DEBRIS FLOWS ON AREA ROADWAYS...INCLUDING HIGHWAYS 62...230...
  AND 138.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LANDSLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS ARE POSSIBLE DURING THIS FLOOD EVENT.
PEOPLE...STRUCTURES AND ROADS LOCATED BELOW STEEP SLOPES...IN
CANYONS AND NEAR THE MOUTHS OF CANYONS MAY BE A SERIOUS RISK FROM
RAPIDLY MOVING LANDSLIDES. A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A
POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

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EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRANTS PASS...CAVE JUNCTION
248 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST OREGON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREA...
   EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL AND BEST POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING IS
  EXPECTED WEST OF INTERSTATE 5 AND HIGHWAY 199.

* HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE RAPID RISES ON AREA STREAMS...CREEKS
  AND RIVERS. THERE IS ALSO THE POTENTIAL FOR URBAN FLOODING IN
  AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE AND DUE TO PONDING OF WATER ON
  ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LANDSLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS ARE POSSIBLE DURING THIS FLOOD EVENT.
PEOPLE...STRUCTURES AND ROADS LOCATED BELOW STEEP SLOPES...IN
CANYONS AND NEAR THE MOUTHS OF CANYONS MAY BE A SERIOUS RISK FROM
RAPIDLY MOVING LANDSLIDES. A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A
POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

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